#12 "16 - JUNE" in World HISTORY

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1903 - Ford Motor Company was founded.

Ford Motor Company - an American automotive concern founded on June 16, 1903 by Henry Ford in Detroit.
The company had its own forests, mines, steelworks, water, air and rail transport. At one time, the Dearborn factory employed about 100,000 people. Currently, it is a large group of the automotive industry producing passenger cars, trucks, buses, agricultural vehicles and machinery, IT equipment and other products. The company employs approximately 246 thousand. employees (June 2008).

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The US produces luxury Ford models, sold under the Lincoln brand. Ford also purchased small shares in the Mazda and Aston Martin brands. In 1989, the company became the owner of the Jaguar brand, and since 2000 the Land Rover. Both were sold to Tata Motors in 2008. Ownership of Ford from 1999 was Volvo, which was sold in 2010 to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. In 2011, Ford ceased production of cars under the name Mercury (a brand positioned priced between Ford and Lincoln), which operated from 1938.
Ford is the second largest car manufacturer in the US and the fifth largest in the world. In 2015, about 6 million 635 thousand left the Ford factories. vehicle.
Depending on the market demand, Ford Motor Company set up subsidiaries in various countries, which produce completely different, often not existing elsewhere, Ford models. The largest of them is Ford-Werke AG, located in Cologne, Germany.

Motivations Ford's books:

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Henry Ford quotes:

  1. "My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me" - Henry Ford
  2. "A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business" - Henry Ford
  3. "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." - Henry Ford

1950 - Maracanã stadium opened in Rio de Janeiro.

Maracanã Stadium (pronounced [maɾakɐnɐ], official name of the port: Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, pronounced in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro - once the largest football stadium in the world that could accommodate up to 200,000 spectators. Built in 1948-1950. Currently, after many modernizations its capacity amounts to 78 838 places.
The stadium is located on the area built in 1949-1951 (about 200 ha), a representative sports center also bearing the name "Maracanã". In this resort there is also a swimming pool with stands for 25,000 people and a cycling track and shooting range.
It was opened for use at the opening of the World Cup in 1950. After 1950 it was used mainly to play football matches between the largest clubs of Rio de Janeiro: Flamengo, Botafogo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama. The stadium also hosted other sports events and many concerts.
The Maracanã stadium is considered the greatest wonder of sports architecture in Brazil, as well as the largest temple of the second Brazilian religion - football. It is a national stadium, according to the Hague Convention of May 14, 1954, it is a national good, and thus has the status of a monument.

1977 - Leonid Brezniew became the chairman of the presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

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Yes Ford Motors is the pioneer in motor industry today, well researched article .

I always tell people that Ford did not invent the car but refined the production process. Thanks to it, in many manufacturing processes a production line was used, which increased the number of manufactured items and facilitated work for workers. #motivation #ford